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CrispyQ Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sat Oct-31-09 11:12 AM
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10. When I hear DUers state that they hope Palin is the 2012 candidate,
I always think, "Be careful what you wish for." The rabid right, who adore Palin, are going to be out in force next election - more so than in the past. They're pissed that they lost, many are racists, & they aren't all that bright. They don't recognize or acknowledge that a lot of their economic woes are due to their own party's policies. I would never underestimate Palin's base.

The real question is, will the republican PTB let her have the candidacy? She's a puppet, just like Reagan & 43, & they like that. Their party has been happy to court the wackos in the past, but will they chance that she turns off moderate republicans? I think her run for the presidency is initially in the hands of the republican party.

My biggest worry is that the dems won't do enough to help Main St. & by 2012, many dems will stay home or vote 3rd party.

I don't think Bachmann has the same kind of appeal as Palin.
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  -Sarah Palin and Michelle Bachmann are dangerous Cyrano  Oct-31-09 10:42 AM   #0 
  - Oh like DU'ers are going to accuse you about anti-feminism about these two douchebags...  trumad   Oct-31-09 10:44 AM   #1 
  - And your home planet is ... ?  Cyrano   Oct-31-09 10:47 AM   #2 
  - Do you listen to RW talk radio? The callers think Palin is the messiah of 2012  imdjh   Oct-31-09 10:47 AM   #3 
     - Deleted message  Name removed   Oct-31-09 11:08 AM   #9 
  - they are dangerous  barbtries   Oct-31-09 10:49 AM   #4 
  - I don't think there's any cause for concern.  lpbk2713   Oct-31-09 10:51 AM   #5 
  - They've gotten as far as they will ever go in their political careers.  onehandle   Oct-31-09 10:51 AM   #6 
  - I do not disagree  Brother Buzz   Oct-31-09 11:49 AM   #14 
  - they might be  bigtree   Oct-31-09 10:52 AM   #7 
  - Deleted sub-thread  Name removed   Oct-31-09 11:04 AM   #8 
  - When I hear DUers state that they hope Palin is the 2012 candidate,  CrispyQ   Oct-31-09 11:12 AM   #10 
  - Eh I think that Palin is smart enough to realize that..  Feron   Oct-31-09 11:54 AM   #15 
  - Clear and present danger  Doctor_J   Oct-31-09 11:15 AM   #11 
  - I couldn't agree more  Cyrano   Oct-31-09 11:39 AM   #13 
  - A Cave called Bachmann and Palin, and it wants its batshit back. n/t  Ian David   Oct-31-09 11:21 AM   #12 
  - if Palin is elected our kids will be saying the Pledge of Allegiance in Tongues in a week. she has  sam sarrha   Oct-31-09 11:55 AM   #16 
  - I think to a certain extent that George W. Bush tricked the American people  aint_no_life_nowhere   Oct-31-09 12:10 PM   #17 
  - I can't disagree with anything you've said  Cyrano   Oct-31-09 12:52 PM   #18 
  - They're terrorists!  Joanne98   Oct-31-09 12:53 PM   #19 

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